Staff Accountant
Cumulus Media

Sandy Springs, Georgia

The audio industry is on fire - from podcasting and streaming to smart speakers and live radio - and it's never been a more exciting time to join and grow with one of the country's largest and most sophisticated audio companies!

CUMULUS MEDIA | Atlanta, GA has an immediate hybrid-remote opening for a Staff Accountant located in our corporate headquarters (Atlanta), and is responsible for supporting the Accounting Manager in carrying out the duties of the department. This position is also responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciliations, and detailed reports. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills, written and verbal, as well as outstanding organizational skills.


  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Performance of their assigned duties to ensure an accurate, and timely, month-end, quarterly, and year-end financial close
  • Coordinate and execute all month-end close activities based on the close schedule
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and Director of Accounting with daily financial information requirements
  • Prepare and gather supporting documentation and explanations for monthly financial reporting, budgeting/forecasts, and analysis for Senior Management review and follow up on any open items
  • Prepare journal entries, reconciliations, supporting workpapers, accruals/re-classes, and variance analysis
  • Apply cash received and prepare subsequent Accounts Receivable reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, budgets, and forecasts
  • Analyze location (Market) expenses, including comparisons to budget, and trend results
  • Respond to inquiries from Senior Management, internal and external auditors, regarding financial results and special reporting requests
  • Support Accounting Manager with special projects
  • Manage workload and prioritize job tasks to meet deadlines
  • Comply with corporate policies and procedures
  • Comply with US GAAP, COSO, and SOX in concert with our internal controls
  • Interface with management in various departments
  • Overtime hours and adherence to a professional dress code are required with this position
  • Other duties, as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1 - 3 years accounting experience, with the month-end close processing experience preferred
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations
What we offer:
  • Competitive pay
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask "what if" and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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